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1. Consignment ~ PP ~ Marbles 6” Jet Pilots Knife. MINT knife and scabbard with 36” leg tie down lacing tucked inside of proper 1st Model sheath. “Roller Coaster” style marking (very early). $1210
2. Consignment ~ PP ~ Vietnam Era Western 8” Fighter. Near MINT with proper scabbard. Bird’s Head Pommel. $300
3. Consignment ~ PP ~ WWII Era PAL – RH37. U.S. Navy. MINT condition knife and sheath. $330
4. Consignment ~ PP ~ Hackman Finland 7” Blade Fighter with original: fishhook, line, matches, surgical blade and sand paper inside of the handle. Knife and sheath are MINT. $580
5. Consignment ~ PP ~ WWII Era Case Hollow Handle Survival Knife. Excellent condition. 5” blade, original sheath. Some careful sharpening.
6. Consignment ~ PP ~ MPK Mission SCU Pre-production prototype made with stainless steel. Marked 6/9 and signed by R. Shultz, Production Manager for Mission Knifes. Original Box. Letter from Rick Shultz. Two field performance test results included. $1375
7. Consignment ~ PP ~ WWII Era Camillus Earliest “Screw Top” version of the U.S.N. MKII. Both knife and sheath are MINT. $440
8. Consignment ~ PP ~ Collins #18 V-44 Raider. Stained and slightly pitted blade. Very nice green horn handle. Proper Collins #13 scabbard in good condition. $495
9. Consignment ~ PP ~ Vietnam Era Bolo marked U.S. on the ricasso and KIFFE JAPAN on the guard. MINT condition in a minty LF&C 1918 Metal sheath. $225
10. Consignment ~ PP ~ SOG Presentation Round Tip Bolo. Presented to CSM Myron Bowser, SOA (CCC) 5th SFGA, KONTUM Vietnam. Command Sergeant Major Bowser is pictured in Sutherland’s Special Forces of the United States Army 1952-82, Page 286. Copy of page is included with the original picture of CSM Bowser and 5 issues of “Special Forces” magazine, “Liberator”. Bolo is in MINT condition. This is a “One of a kind” piece of SOG history!
11. Consignment ~ PP ~ Ruana Brass Back (page 124 Silvey) 6 ½” Bowie blade is MINT/unsharpened with proper scabbard—hard to upgrade this one!
12. Consignment ~ PP ~ Vietnam Grey Handled Delta Knife. Unsharpened condition in original excellent numbered scabbard. Blade has light spotting but no corrosion.
13. Consignment ~ PP ~ WWII KA-BAR 6” Utility “Commando”. MINT condition in original scabbard.
14. Consignment ~ PP ~ Kutmaster (cut down Utica bayonet) 6” Fighting Knife. Plated. Field Modified U.S.N. MK1 scabbard. MINTY set.
15. Consignment ~ PP ~ Western Army Air Corp Pilots Knife. (AKA Baby Shark) Excellent unsharpened condition. Brass guard, tight handle and pommel. Bright blade. Excellent heavy leather sheath.
16. Consignment ~ PP ~ Ultra Rare WWII OSS Escape Knife. No 5 Standard issue Escape Knife. Described in Cole’s Book III, Page 158. Believed made by Joseph Rogers & Sons. Main blade has been sharpened some. Wire cutter, metal saw & 4th blade are as issued. Double bail. Small bit of corrosion on outside scales.
17. Consignment ~ PP ~ Chromed Parade Style 10” Bayonet. Ricasso marked NP/US/J. 10” fiberglass scabbard.
18. Sale Pending ~ Consignment ~ PP ~ Vietnam Era Frank & Warren Helicopter Survival Ax. Complete, as issued with: sharpening stone, booklet, magnifying glass with instructions. All in MINT condition, scarce. Red wood handle version.
19. Consignment ~ PP ~ Rare MSI MKII with original leather sheath. Absolutely MINT set.
20. Consignment ~ PP ~ 6” Fat Guard “Sea Commando” as illustrated on page 13 of Mike Silvey’s Book “Knives of the U.S. Military in Vietnam”. Unsharpened and in excellent plus condition overall. 96-97% original finish with most thinning at the tip of the blade. Unsharpened. Tight fixtures, tight handle, original sheath has only one small crack at the throat above the male snap. Original two tone brown & tan stone. Original leather tong on pommel. A beautiful piece.
21. Consignment ~ PP ~ Camillus Presentation Pilots Knife with mobile Riverine Force “beer can” on pommel. Right side engraved “U.S. NAVY HAL-3TF 117” (a helicopter rescue unit). Left side is engraved “SEAWOLVES”. Comes with mobile Riverine Force/Mekong Delta patch and HEL-3/5-Seawolves unit patch. Very rare “brown water” Navy set.
22. Consignment ~ PP ~ Conetta MKII. Unsharpened, uncarried condition. Scabbard stenciled “31” on front.
23. Consignment ~ PP ~ Vietnam era TRU-BAL Bowie Axe. MINT condition in original MINT sheath. Made by Harry McEvoy.
24. Consignment ~ PP ~ Buck 120. Near MINT condition.
25. Consignment ~ PP ~ Hackman CIA Butterfly Knife. Finland Knife, MINT in original packaging.
26. Consignment ~ PP ~ Case V-44 near MINT condition in original excellent leather sheath.
27. Consignment ~ PP ~ KA-BAR Bell (Deep Sea) Dive Knife. A few spots on the blade, saw teeth version. Original leather strap, solid handle with no cracks. A very rare piece in excellent plus condition.
28. Consignment ~ PP ~ MPK Mission Knife, Titanium #32 of 100. MINT in original box.
29. Consignment ~ PP ~ MPK Mission Knife, 9 of 96. LOW MEW tested. MINT in original box.
30. SOLD ~ Consignment ~ PP ~ Western L77, blue blade. About 50% of blue remaining. No rust or pitting. Tight guard, handle and pommel. Original double stitched scabbard. Solid snap strap.
31. Consignment ~ PP ~ Colonial MK-1 Prototype. Clear plastic handle. MK-1 scabbard. No markings. Bright finish.
32. Consignment ~ PP ~ KA-BAR MKII. U.S.N. guard marked. Fiberglass sheath. MINT condition. Protective grease on the blade.
33. Consignment ~ PP ~ Camillus MKII, Blade Marked with U.S.N. marked leather scabbard. Partial “care tag” still attached behind the snap strap. Near MINT condition.
34. Consignment ~ PP ~ WWII “Make a Knife-Save a Life” program knife, similar to a Murphy Combat or Murphy Jr. Solid knife with some corrosion on the 5 ½” blade.
35. Consignment ~ PP ~ WWII Theater or Shipboard Knife. 5 ½” blade, 1/8” thick. Careful sharpening. Aluminum guard and pommel. Leather washers in between original heavy leather scabbard. Easy to clean up.
36. Consignment ~ PP Aqua Lung U.S. Divers Knife and Scabbard. 7 1/8” heavy stainless blade, shows some light corrosion spots. Proper scabbard with original leg straps.
37. Consignment ~ PP ~ San Antonio Iron Works. WWII Patton Saber Blade knife. LF&C 1918 stamped. 7 5/8” blade with minor carbon staining. Very good condition leather wrapped handle with old leather scabbard.
38. Consignment ~ DS ~ 1/15 ~ Case V-42. No question that it is the best that I have ever seen! The blade retains 100% of the original bluing. The factory Case edge is the only sharpening that it has ever had. The blackened guard retains 98% of its finish. The handle is perfect. The pommel has 100% of its finish. The original long scabbard is 99% with the only staining being where the knife set in it. It would be nearly impossible to upgrade this knife and sheath. I saw one that sold on Ebay for $9750, and (in my opinion) it was not as nice…
39. Consignment ~ DS ~ 1/15 ~ Vietnam Era “Fat Guard” SOG Knife. Blade retains about 98% of the deep factory bluing. Blade edge does show some sharpening. Guard and pommel are tight. White spacered handle is 100% with no dings, dents or sanding. Scabbard is 99% as well, with a drilled hole (presumably to drain water) near the bottom. Proper two-tone green and grey stone. This is an extremely nice example of the earliest 6” SOG knife and scabbard.
40. Consignment ~ DS ~ 10/23 ~ Richtig WWII Fighting Knife. Bright blade is 6 1/8” long. Blade shows careful sharpening. Only the smallest amount of corrosion at the ricasso. Brass guard & pommel. Proper “2” ALFRED CORNISH, OMAHA, NEB. Scabbard. All aspects are intact. This is a VERY nice example of the Richtig WWII fighter, in excellent condition overall.
41. Consignment ~ DS ~ WWII Era (Baby) Small Ranger Knife and Scabbard. Pacific Theater. 6 ¼” blade has some spotting, but only very little pitting. Very good plus condition overall. Proper scabbard in excellent condition overall. NOTE: NO PAYPAL ON THIS ITEM.
42. Consignment ~ DF ~ WWII U.S.M.C. MKII Camillus N.Y. Blade Marked. Full blade shows some sharpening and a few small pits. Blade retains about 60% of its black finish. Brown handle is 100% solid. Guard & pommel are tight. Original leather sheath in excellent condition.
43. Consignment ~ DF ~ WWII Camillus U.S. Coastguard Rope Knife. Cole’s III, Page 121. Serif type stamping. Full bright blade has some careful sharpening but no grinding or deep corrosion. Picked wood scales have no cracks or chips. Bail is intact. Very good plus overall.
44. Consignment ~ DF ~ Camillus TL-29. I believe this to be a post WWII (Likely Korea or Vietnam) Era knife. Similar to Cole’s III, Page 125. Plastic scales. Brass liners. Full blade appears unsharpened. Screwdriver blade unsharpened as well. Bail is slightly bent.
45. Consignment ~ DF ~ 1/1 ~ WWII Era Everitt Knuckle Knife with Original Scabbard. Knife appears to be in excellent (refinished) condition. Scabbard is in original very good plus condition with all leather supple and snap strap working. NOTE: NO PAYPAL ON THE ITEM.
46. Consignment ~DF~ 6/5 ~ Vietnam Era U.S. M-1917 Trench Gun Bayonet. Gen-Cut Mfg. Absolutely MINT condition with proper 1917 scabbard—also mint. I have never seen a better one!
47. Consignment ~ DF ~ 1/1 ~ WWII Era USAAF Pilot’s Knife by Camillus Cutlery. Full Blade has a small nick on the cutting edge. Careful sharpening. Solid handle, no cracks or dings. Could be a replacement sheath.
48. Consignment ~ DC ~ 11/27 ~ This is the exact knife that was illustrated in Cole’s III, First Edition. Later Cole’s Book III printings replaced this knife with a picture of Mr. Cole and one of his knives. This knife was provided to Mr. Cole by long time collector, and friend to Mt. Cole, Ernie Modlin. (One of the good guys.) Heavy 8 1/8” double edge blade. Heavy steel guard has a leather backing. Handle is leather washers, held on with a threaded nut. Heavy harness leather scabbard. Letter from Frank Trzaska included with the knife.
49. Consignment ~ DC ~ 11/27 ~ WWII Era Extremely Unique Knife. 8” double edge spear point blade has no sign of any grinding or corrosion. Brass handle and guard. Steel knucks with screw in steel points (a wrench for tightening these is contained in the handle.). Pommel unscrews to a hollow handle and has a very wicked steel point at the back. Leather sheath has a metal liner. NOTE: No Paypal on this item.
50. Consignment ~ DC ~ 11/20 ~ WWII Era Australian “see thru” Knife. 6” blade shows some sharpening but has no bellying, pitting or grinding. Classic shaped 4 ¼” handle. Proper scabbard in very good condition. Right hand rivet at the throat has come loose.
51. Consignment ~ DC ~ 10/30 ~ WWII USMC Raider Stiletto, Camillus Mfg. This knife retains the factory needle tip on the full, unsharpened 7 ¼” blade. (I haven’t seen that very often over the years.) The scroll USMC and the makers information are all there. The blade has a lot of very tiny pitts on both sides. They are very tiny and most look like spotting rather than pitts. The handle and guard are in about 99% condition with only a very small amount of corrosion where the guard contacts the sheath. I see zero ion leaching on the handle or guard (unbelievable, but true!) The original sheath is solid. Snap strap is missing the male snap. 3/8” cut at the throat. Belt hanger is intact. EUGENE MORRISON KNIGHT USMCR, WWII DOG TAGS ARE ATTACHED. Also, included are some personal newspaper clippings, patches, and other paper memorabilia belonging to Mr. Knight—Very cool to have…Nice to put a name with a knife. No paperwork tying him directly to the Raiders.
52. Consignment ~ DC ~ 10/23 ~ WWII Era Kennedy Arms Fighting Knife. The 7 7/8” double edge blade retains about 98% of its original blue and appears unsharpened. Brass and leather guard. Wood slab handles. Excellent condition scabbard is marked 227S at the top. This set is in excellent plus condition overall and a tough knife to find in this condition.
53. Consignment ~ DM ~ Western G-46 8”. Blade is blued with mirror finish, but has some discoloration. Appears to be original bluing. Appears unsharpened. One very tiny ding in the center of the blade. Steel butt cap is also blued. Handle is in excellent condition. Unfortunately this knife has no sheath.
54. Consignment ~ DM ~ 10/23 ~ WWII USN Mark II UDT Plated Blade Dive Knife. Blade has some scratches and has been sharpened. Blade is not marked. Blued guard is stamped but lightly. Stamped out KA-BAR USN MK 2. Pommel is blued, handle is in very good condition. Comes with USN MKII plastic sheath.
55. Consignment ~ DM ~ 10/23 ~ USN Mark II. Blade marked US Navy, RH PAL 37. Full blade appears unsharpened, but has many spots of rust. This knife has been rehandled with stacked leather washers and red and grey spacers at each end. Handle has nicely beveled edges. Feels good in the hand. Guard and pommel are aluminum. Pommel is somewhat interesting in design and is pinned on. Comes with plastic USN MK II sheath.
56. Consignment ~ DM ~ Shop or Theater Made Fighting Knife. Blade is Bowie style 7” long. Made from ¼” stock at the hilt. Blade is thinner and well made. Guard and butt cap appear to be made of stainless steel or nickel. Guard is 2 ¾” and diamond shaped at both ends. Handle is made of black and white spacers with middle sections may be made from black fiber material. Butt cap is nicely made champagne cork shaped. Sheath is double stitched heavy but soft pliable leather and original to the knife. Really nice knife.
57. Consignment ~ DM ~ Western G46-6 Shark blue blade, full blade, nice handle but the guard is loose. Not a high grade knife. Rough overall.
58. Consignment ~NK~ 8/28 ~ Vietnam Era (1973) Round trip bolo—unissued. In the original box and wrapper. It is not mine so I did not open it. I’m sure that it is mint. Canvas sheath.
59. Consignment ~NK~ 8.28 ~ 1918 Plumb Bolo with proper A-K-CO sheath. Blade retains 80% or better of the bluing, and has been carefully sharpened. Grips appear to me to be replacements.
60. Consignment ~NK~ 8/28 ~ Springfield Armory 1905 Bayonet, but down by A.F.H. ( American Fork and Hoe )and plated (presumably for parade use.) Blade and black grips are mint. USN MK1 cut down scabbard. Very handsome piece.
61. Consignment ~NK~ 6/12 ~ WWII MK-II, KA-BAR Mfg. Parkerized blade is full and shows only careful sharpening. Handle is near mint. Proper U.S.N. plastic scabbard has a small crack on the right side, near the tip.
62. Consignment ~NK~ 6/5 ~ U.S. M-4 UTICA. I believe that this bayonet has been taken apart, a new blade added and newer washers added. Also some pieces of leather are missing from the washer that contacts the pommel. I tried it, and it does lock onto an M-1 Carbine just fine. Later M8 A-1 scabbard.
63. Consignment ~NK~ 5/29 ~ USM-3 Imperial. Blade marked. Blade is full 6 ¾” and appears unsharpened. Retaining about 99% of the parkerized finish with scabbard (M-8 A-1) wear only. Leather handle is a little loose, but is solid with no cracked or missing washers.
64. Consignment ~NK~ 5/22 ~ Vietnam Era Buffalo Bill Knife. Absolutely Mint. Customary plated blade is in perfect condition. 9 ½” blade. Nickel silver choil, and native wood handle is tight and in perfect condition.
65. Consignment ~NK~ 5/22 ~ Vietnam early war Square Tipped Bolo. (I saw one in action in 1967 in the 173rd ABN.) Used notably by Special Forces. Blade is unused. Some flecks of green paint have chipped off of the metal and wood scabbard.
66. Consignment ~NK~ 5/22 ~ Vietnam Era “MARINE RECON” Knife. Rounded pommel version. Blade retains 100% of original finish. Marked KIFFE JAPAN. Minty handle and scabbard.
67. Consignment ~NK~ 5/22 ~ WWII Era Western L77-7. Most of the beautiful factory bluing is intact. Full blade may have been very carefully sharpened. Bright guard. Perfect handle and pommel. Proper double stitched scabbard.
68. Consignment ~NK~ 4/10 ~ Randall Model 1 & 2, Matched Set. MINT condition. Mid 60’s knives. 6” carbon blades. Johnson rough back sheaths are special ordered without a stone pouch.
69. Consignment ~NK~ 4/10 ~ Randall Model 1 Early 60’s. Rare brown button roughback Johnson sheath, with two tone gray stone. 6” carbon blade. MINT condition.
70. Consignment ~NK~ 4/10 ~ Early Vietnam Era Randall Crutch tip #18 with Large Rivet Scabbard. Blade measures 5 ½”. Two tone stone. Knife and scabbard are both in MINT condition.
71. Consignment ~ GS~ U.S. M3 Imperial, Blade Marked. Tight guard. Excellent handle, tight pommel. Finish has been removed from blade, then polished. Blade is 6 ¾”, with no rust or pitting. Viner Bro. M-6 scabbard is very nice with 1 rivet missing at the throat. Snap strap works fine. Original leg tie down in place.
72. Consignment ~ GS~ WWII 3rd Pattern F/S. Guard marked “ENGLAND.” Pommel area marked with “1”. 6 ¾” blade has some sharpening and some light pitting, about 70% blue. Replaced scabbard.
73. Consignment ~ GS~ WWII theater US M-3 Case , Guard marked , Full blade, guard and birdshead pommel are polished bright. Smooth leather handle. Unmarked M-6 style scabbard. All near mint.
74. Consignment ~ JH~ Vietnam Era Extremely Rare “Shining Brass” Buffalo Bill Presentation Knife. Engraved blade reads, “SSG KENNETH GARDENER, FOB #2, 1966-1967”. As you know, “Shining Brass” was the project designation for clandestine incursions into Laos by SOG. (Silvey, Vietnam, Pgs. 46, 47, 49. 9 ¾” blade is polished on the engraved side. Plated on both sides. Excellent plus condition. Spots on the blade are not rust or pitting, just spots.
"Note: I Am Always Interested In Buying Your Collection"
1. SOLD---------------------------------------------WWII Knuckle Knife--Mint in
Original Shipping Box---This is a knife that was made at Texas A&M
University and sent to Driscoll Nina at the Army-Air Force base at San
Antonio, TX in 1944. The double edge blade is 7 1/8" long and I believe has
the original finish. It has a brass knuckle bow and leather handle. It comes
with the original scabbard that was made for the knife and is complete. It
also comes with the original shipping box that is dated April 1944. I also
have the original screws that held the lid on. Very Neat Piece------$
2. Vietnam Special Forces Round Tip
Bolo---Mint Early Bolo---The blade is 11" long and has the early mill scale
finish with the blue cutting edge. The handle has the original leather
lanyard. It comes with the original mint scabbard with the correct 2 rivet
throat. Ref: Silvey Vietnam pg 40 and Cole III pg 168-----Mint-------$
WWII Kinfolks V-44------Exc Plus------The blade is 9 1/2" long and in Exc
Plus condition. There is no rust or pitting. It comes with a very well made
theater scabbard that was made for the knife. It is notched at the throat so
that the squared off guard sits flat. Ref: Cole III pg 137 #3-------$ 375.00
WWII Geneva Forge Mark 1-----The blade is 5 1/8" long and probably was parkerized at one time. It now has a thin blue finish. The leather handle is
clean and solid. It comes with a leather scabbard that appears original to
the knife. The snap works fine. Ref: Cole III pg 82 #25------$ 85.00
Bulgarian Naval Officer's Dagger--Communist Era----The blade is 9 1/4" long
with no damage. There is no damage to the handle. The scabbard is leather
covered with an anchor embossed brass throat. Ref: Brett--The Military Knife
& Bayonet pg 65.---------$ 185.00
6. WWI-WWII 4-Finger Push Dagger---Exc
Plus----The sturdy double edge blade is 5 1/4" long with some old fine
spotting. It is a little cloudy but I do not see any sharpening marks. The
handle is aluminum with old green paint, which sometimes means it was
carried by a GI. There is no damage to the handle.
It comes with the original well made scabbard that is complete. There
is no damage to the scabbard. I found no markings on the knife or scabbard.
The blade is similar in style and design as the WWII push daggers made by Cogswell Harrison, Robbins Dudley and Lockwood Brothers.
On page 109 of Stephens Fighting Knives he shows a Push Dagger that has an
almost identical handle (minus one finger hole) and the same length blade.
Very good possibility that there is a connection to the OSS and SOE. This is the first one of these I
have ever had and only the second one I have seen (saw one many-many years
back). Super Rare and Really Neat-----------$ 1750.00
WWII Australian V-44-----The blade is 9 1/4" long with use, sharpening and
some fine pitting. The brass knuckle handle was cast to the blade with some
of the casting going up on the blade (that is how you can tell a real one).
It comes with the original heavy scabbard that is in exc plus condition.
Ref: Cole IV pg 41 and Silvey WWII pg 73------$ 485.00
8. WWII Kennedy Fighting
Knife----The double edge blade is 7 1/2" long with use and sharpening. It
has a leather and brass guard with the Kennedy logo faintly marked on each
end of the leather guard. The wood handles are held with poured lead rivets.
One wood handle is cracked but it is still solid. Both grips are marked
"Kennedy / Arms / St. Paul". It comes with an excellent sewn and riveted
sheath that is complete. Ref: Cole IV pg 167-----Scarce Fighter-----$ 365.00
SOLD----------------------------------------WWII Converted Ross Bayonet----The blade is 7 1/2" long with light use. The
conversion was done by Pal Blade Co. or Canadian Arsenals. It comes with the
original modified scabbard with the Canadian Broad Arrow mark. Ref: Cole IV
pg 183-----$ 85.00
WWII OSS Smatchet----Scarce Version----The bright blade is 11 1/8" long with
light sharpening right at the cutting edge. There are some cloudy areas and
some light rust at the guard. It has an oval steel guard and plastic
handles. There are a couple minor dings on the butt of the handles but they
are solid. It comes with the original scabbard that is complete. The snap
works fine. Ref: Cole III pg 156----Scarce Version of the OSS Smatchet----$
11. SOLD---------------------------------------WWII Knuckle
Knife----Pictured In Book----This exact knife is pictured on page 66 of Bill
Wright's Book on Theater Knives----The double edge blade is 8" long with
light use. It has a steel guard and brass handle which has been plated. It
comes with the original scabbard. The knife was made by Bud Fhaver of
Oklahoma City during WWII. -----------$ 485.00
12. Kutmaster Cut Down
M4----Minty----Here is one you don't see too often. This is a post WWII
knife that Utica made from a M4 Bayonet. They put the Kutmaster mark on it
to be sold commercially. It is in unused condition with original scabbard.
Nice Piece---$ 150.00
13. Phrobis CUK --Combat Utility
Knife--Mint----The blade is 5 1/2" long and mint. It has the Phrobis mark on
one side and the Pat. Number on the other. The handle is mint. It comes with
the original mint scabbard. These first saw service in the Gulf War. Ref:
Brett--The Military Knife & Bayonet pg 339------$ 295.00
14. WWII British No. 5 Mk1 Jungle
Carbine Bayonet----Made by Wilkinson Sword Co.----The blade is 8" long and
in exc plus condition. The guard, wood handles and pommel are in excellent
condition. It comes with the original scabbard and a 1945 dated frog. Ref:
Brett--The Military Knife & Bayonet pg 107-----Scarce Bayonet--------$
Vietnam Camillus 6" Pilot's Knife----The blade is 5 7/8" long with light use
and very minor sharpening. It is marked "Camillus / N.Y." at the ricasso.
The leather handle is clean and solid. It has a peened pommel. Sorry, no
sheath. Ref: Cole III pg 148-------$ 105.00
16. WWII Kabar USMC-----The blade
is a tad shy of 7" long. It has use, heavy sharpening and has been
re-tipped. The blade markings have been removed but you can see part of the
Kabar and part of the USMC. This is an early knife with the round threaded
tang. The handle is marked "R / H / T". It comes with the original sheath
that is marked to the owner. The markings on the handle are old but the
sheath markings are newer---probably done when he got home. -------$ 90.00
WWII Theater Knuckle Knife-----The sturdy blade is 4 3/4" long with very
light sharpening. The brass knuckle handle has been cast to the blade. There
is no damage to the handle. It comes with a leather sheath that is probably
not original but does fit the knife. Neat Little Knuckle Knife----$ 285.00
Logan-Smyth MC-1 Survival Knife----Mint In The Wrap---The knife is sealed in
the wrap---you get to open it. You might want to save the first two
pictures for your records. Ref: Cole IV pg 51------$ 135.00 each.
21. WWII Theater Knife----Probably
a French cut down piece. The blade is 4 7/8" long. The handle is brass and
wood. It comes with a neat leather scabbard with a 1LT bar at the
80. A NEW BOOK--"US and Allied Military Knives, M3’s and M4’s”, a new book on M3’s and M4’s is now available.
There are almost 200 pages, with 140 full page, color photos. This book includes all the known M3 trench knife, M6 sheath and M4 knife-bayonet variations. It also includes descriptions of the knives and sheaths.
Written by Bill Walters with input from Vince Coniglio, this is the most comprehensive book to date on M3’s and M4’s.
This book was proudly printed in the USA.
The cost of the book is $116, including Priority Mail shipping for one book. For those of you wanting more than one copy or residing outside the US, please contact Bill to get a shipping estimate.
This additional information came from fellow collector Kerry Gordon. (thanks Kerry)
I just thought that you might like to know that you weren't the only one ever caught with one of these - not only do I have the French version but I also have one with the Belgian Rampant Lion stamped into the hilt.
The real give away with these is that the blade tang doesn't run all the way through the pommel nut, there's about two threads empty at the end of the nut. The other thing is that the brass pommel nuts are painted with gloss black paint rather than blackened.
Someone spent a lot of time and effort on these, the blades are tinned under the blackening and the hilts are blackened brass that is reasonable well checkered.
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